Posts Categorized: Insurance

Struggling with health issues

Promises, promises. Today, the Republican side of Congress tries again to pass its health care law, a not much better named AHCA (vs. ACA). Hopefully, you’ve taken time to review the bill’s major thrusts, if not the whole bill (few have either the time or the spare brain cells to read the entire document). You… Read more »

Don’t put stock in the stock market

No one is a bigger fan of the uptick in the stock market than me, believe me. But this post isn’t about me so I’ll stick that part at the end. The US stock market has indeed been on fire and a lot of people will tell you that means great things about the economy and,… Read more »

And then there’s this guy…

These days I try to keep a unicorn-rainbow-smiling sun-bunnies and butterflies view of the world. I try to allow for bad behavior, bad drivers, bad comments and general badness by believing I may not know the whole story and perhaps the person is not always like that. I assume innocence and hope for the best…. Read more »

I’ll take “Doctors and Auto Mechanics” for $500, Alex

If only. Okay, you know where this is going, so let’s get right into it. As mentioned previously, I had a weird August.  Filled with mishaps and money-draining misadventures.  A lot of those events revolved around the health of me and my vehicle. The similarities between “healers”, doctors and mechanics, is quite pronounced.  You go… Read more »

A bitter pill to swallow

It’s day 2 of “Family Week”, so let’s get to it! My Stepmom is back home attempting her recovery, with Dad doing the caretaking that comes naturally after nearly 50 years of marriage. That means that I am dutifully running around doing the things that dutiful sons do, case in point, picking up prescriptions from… Read more »

world backwards a in live We

Do as I say, not as I do. Shoot first, ask questions later. Hurry up, the light turned yellow! Have you noticed how backward our world is?  Today, I thought we’d gab about one of the things that strikes me as one of the most backwards of all:  insurance. Insurance, in a nutshell, is us… Read more »